Shorthand way of writing Queen Elizabeth II, in popular usage in Britain this most commonly refers to the Queen Elizabeth II cruise liner, the flagshap of the Cunard Cruise Line. When she was built in 1969 she was the most luxurious liner ever built, and at 70,327 tons and 963 feet long with a top speed of 32.5 knots she is still one of the largest and fastest passenger vessels afloat.

QE2 can also refer to a large conference and exhibition centre of the same name opposite Westminster Abbey in London.